Sorry, something went wrong | SharePoint Admin Center

You get the error “Sorry, something went wrong. The security validation for this page has timed out. Click back in your Web browser, refresh the page, and try your operation again”, when you click on any of the links within the SharePoint Admin Center.

Symptoms: “Sorry something went wrong. The security validation for this page has timed out. Click back in your Web browser, refresh the page, and try your operation again.”

For example, a user receives the error message in the following scenario:

  1. When a user tries to access any link in the SharePoint Admin Center.

Cause: This error occurs because the security validation for the SharePoint Admin Center timed out.

Resolution: Refresh the page (F5)